The burgeoning landscape of 3D printing technological is continuing to disrupt the medical equipment industry, helping to further along advancements in patient care.

According to Savi Baveja, HP’s Chief Strategy & Incubation Officer, technologies such as 3D printing and microfluidics are beginning to “realize the better outcomes that have long been promised of personalized medicine.”

Many 3D printing labs in hospitals are using the technology to create items like surgical models and guides, and plenty of companies are 3D printing personalized prosthetics and orthotics, casts, splints, and other assistive devices.

3D printing helps physicians better control patients’ recovery processes, while also helping patients better understand what’s going on in their own bodies.

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